DIVerse Families
 
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Authors

Janet McDonald

Publisher

Farrar Straus & Giroux

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780374371968

Pages

176 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Fifteen-year-old Cameron living with her single mother in Brooklyn finds her search for identity further challenged when she discovers that she is the product of a biracial relationship.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

760L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Family Relationships; Biracial; Single parent; single mother; mixed race

Main Character

mother and daughter

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

single parent

Awards

28 Days Later,2010 The Brown Bookshelf
Booklist Book Review Stars , Aug. 1,2007 American Library Association
Booklist Top 10 Black History Books for Youth,2008 American Library Association
Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008,2008 H.W. Wilson Company

Keywords

identity; mothers and daughters; interpersonal relations; high school

Diversity Impact

direct

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